Every weekday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal hosts a lively and unexpected exploration of the day’s business and economic news from Wall Street to your wallet.
Maybe you spent your Martin Luther King Day volunteering, or checking out a national park — admission is free today. We're covering both, as well has Houston's history with refugees and United Airlines' "quest to be less awful."
It turns out raising tariffs on imports can hurt more help; how the standoff in Burns, Oregon is boosting a local economy; and the evolution of children's television
A look at the rise and fall of GoPro; people in the city of Flint continue to get sick from water contamination; and an interview with the creators of the new Showtime series, "Billions."
Vice President Joe Biden might have to look to big data in the "moon shot" to cure cancer; how airlines are benefiting from cheap jet fuel; and what happens to the LA river when it rains in SoCal?
Looking ahead at tonight's State of the Union address with former White House speechwriter, James Fallows; an interview with Fred Armisen about Broadway Video's new Latino comedy venture; and how Oakland is struggling to maintain it's identity as gentrification continues to grow.
How are global markets coping at China continues its nosedive; what happens when college is too expensive for applicants; and who really wins when someone finally hits the lottery jackpot?